privileged site

priv·i·leged site

an anatomic area lacking lymphatic drainage, such as the brain, cornea, and hamster cheek pouch, in which heterologous tumors may grow because the host does not become sensitized.

priv·i·leged site

(priv'i-lĕjd sīt)
An anatomic area lacking lymphatic drainage, such as the brain, cornea, and hamster cheek pouch, in which heterologous tumors may grow because the host does not become sensitized.
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The tumour-draining lymph node (dLN) may be an immune privileged site that protects the tumour from host immunity, and lymph flow draining tumours is often increased, enhancing communication between the tumour and the sentinel node.
He argues that both Seneca and Petronius "attempt to move beyond the body as the privileged site for determining moral self-worth.
Tounsi pointed out that the event, placed under the theme "New Tunisia, New Opportunities," will convey the message to the attending investors that Tunisia "remains a privileged site which offers competitive advantages, an environment suitable for doing business and a country that possesses a transparent regulatory framework.
They are a privileged site for hearing the Spirit of God who groans in the human heart and the suffering world when something new is struggling into existence and when the Spirit is being stifled.
Laviosa maintains that the major transformations in the Mediterranean territories since the end of the cold war make these countries "a privileged site for a cultural inquiry focused on a national and supra-national (Euro and Mediterranean regions) perspective on women's issues" (xxvi).
This is surprising because military use converts a school from a privileged site into a justifiable target for an opposing army.
It is a significant claim to fame by Silver Hill at Great Malvern, the successor to Holly Mount on the same privileged site.
In particular, since the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for global poverty reduction at the UN's Millennium Summit in 2000, the MDGs serve as the declared priority for many governments and, more particularly, for the Bretton Woods Institutions, even though "mainstream economic theory and public policy analysis reflects the communitarian perspective in important respects; after all, the state remains the privileged site of policymaking and the actor with the monopoly right to use coercive means over its own territory" (p.
In its internationalization strategy, on April 22 Natura inaugurated its first store located in Saint Germain des Pres, a privileged site in the French capital city.
My argument here is three-fold: that literature provides a privileged site in which the thought--ideas and conceptual structures--and the experiential "feeling" (both in its sensory and affective aspects) of postmodernism come together; and that, in this way, literature arguably constitutes one of the most powerful models and means available for bridging the gulf between them.
During the Harlem Renaissance, the City functions as the privileged site of a positive construction of blackness, countering, as Morrison says, the white "construction of blackness and enslavement [in which] could be found not only the not-free but also, with the dramatic polarity created by skin color, the projection of the not-me" (Playing 38).
English emerged as the privileged site for a pan-Indian outlook and construction of nationhood that even underwrote India's freedom movement.